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Bullet Time: 39,000FPS Slow Motion

This footage was shot at framerates varying between 6,900FPS - 39,000FPS on a Phantom V12.1 High-Speed Camera.

39,000FPS is literally 1,625X slower than real time!

We were shooting an XD9, AR15, and a Combat Shotgun, provided by Powell-Peralta Skateboards.

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How to Survive a Lightning Strike

If you’re in the middle of a field and don’t have a Faraday suit handy during a lightning storm, the best way to survive a lightning strike is to crouch low while keeping your feet close together.

Created by Henry Reich, with Alex Reich, Peter Reich, Emily Elert, and Ever Salazar.

Music by Nathaniel Schroeder: soundcloud.com/drschroeder

Can You Trust Your Eyes?

How do you know what you’re seeing is real? These Illusions bring about the truth!

Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).

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VR Skydiving Using the Oculus Rift

Computer science student Dan Borenstein is using a harness suspended to a tree to re-create a skydiving session with the SkyDIEving demo made by nDreams for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Looks fun, doesn’t it?

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Why Do We Clap?

Watch as Michael from Vsauce explores the science of clapping and looks at some of the various reasons why people clap.

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10 Amazing Facts About The Planet Mars

We’re getting closer and closer to settling on it that it only seems right to learn a little more in 10 amazing facts about the planet Mars.

Music: Epic Event by Terry Devine-King

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Bill Nye: Firebrand for Science - Aims to Change the World

In recent years, Bill Nye has emerged as a fearless voice against climate change deniers.

The Science Guy has gone from taking on science lessons for children to taking on pundits on cable television on climate change, evolution and science in general.

nytimes.com/2013/06/18/science/bill-nye-firebrand-for-science-is-a-big-man-on-campus.html

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